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5k, Ballet, and a Spinal Cord Injury By Starzec Jennifer, Hammer Sarah Todd
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"5k, Ballet, and a Spinal Cord Injury" is the true story of Jen, a runner, and Sarah Todd, a dancer, and their journey with Transverse Myelitis, a neurological disorder of the spinal cord... More > that causes paralysis and more.< Less
Working 2 Walk 2012 By Kate Willette
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The Working2Walk symposium began in 2005 as a heartfelt response to the sudden death of Christopher Reeve. Since that first gathering of the wheelchair tribes in Washington, DC, this annual gathering... More > has become a vital component in the fight to cure paralysis. This book describes what happened when we gathered in Irvine, California in November 2012. (Perfect binding)< Less
Miracles Along the Hard Road By Carlene Herd Grossman
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Life as we know it today would be different if there were no new discoveries, blessings or miracles. Follow Margie’s story of being conceived through in vitro fertilization and developing into... More > a person that everyone loved. She is a high school class president and an Olympic swimming hopeful when suddenly a terrible accident almost takes her life and leaves her paralyzed. Margie’s life becomes a challenge and everyone is excited as she returns to her hometown healed. Her healing allow recent current events to provide an insight to what is happening today in stem cell medical laboratories, research centers, and government as they pertain to this young woman. The road is filled with hope, persistence, fear, joy and a sprinkling of religion.< Less
Miracles Along the Hard Road By Carlene Herd Grossman
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Life as we know it today would be different if there were no new discoveries, blessings or miracles. Follow Margie’s story of being conceived through in vitro fertilization and developing into... More > a person that everyone loved. She is a high school class president and an Olympic swimming hopeful when suddenly a terrible accident almost takes her life and leaves her paralyzed. Margie’s life becomes a challenge and everyone is excited as she returns to her hometown healed. Her healing allow recent current events to provide an insight to what is happening today in stem cell medical laboratories, research centers, and government as they pertain to this young woman. The road is filled with hope, persistence, fear, joy and a sprinkling of religion.< Less
Some Things Are Unbreakable By Kate Willette
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Kate Willette enters a nightmare when she learns of her husband’s near-fatal accident on a snowy mountainside. Her graceful account of the first year in this new reality is so vivid that the... More > reader hears the clocks ticking. This is a story of unwavering love and loyalty, of faith brutally tested, and of outcomes possible only when luck, deep courage, and advanced medical technology combine. Humor, honesty, and flawless writing make this book a must-read.< Less
Determination By Sarah Todd Hammer, Jennifer Starzec
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Sarah Todd Hammer and Jennifer Starzec were paralyzed by a rare condition called Transverse Myelitis when they were 8 and 13 years old. You read about what happened when they were first struck by the... More > disease and their journeys to dance and run again in 5k, Ballet, and a Spinal Cord Injury, but that was just the beginning. Now Sarah Todd and Jen are older, and they are learning how to cope with the lasting effects of this disorder. An excellent continuation of the original book, Determination recounts the girls’ lives post-TM from June 2012 to July 2014, and is a story of friendship, as well as one that illustrates how both successes and failures continuously shaped them as they grew and matured. One-third of all proceeds from this book are donated to the Center For Courageous Kids Transverse Myelitis Family Camp and ICSCI at the Kennedy Krieger Institute< Less
The Simplicity Of Life By Cisco Fernandes
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These are the memoirs of Cisco Fernandes. He dove into a swimming pool on June 17, 2000 and broke his neck leaving him a quadriplegic. Although his body was broken, his spirit soared. The Simplicity... More > Of Life is the observations, feelings and occurances that this disability has shown him. When life slows down, you realize the simple things in life are all that truly matter. Through this compelling and intimate story you learn of the struggles after a tragic accident and the triumph over disability. When the smoke clears you can see a true love story full of hope and the ability to see......................... The Simplicity Of Life.< Less
Dancer By Valerie Carpenter & Mark Osmun
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Life is looking up for Valerie Glines who, at 47, is an accomplished dancer, choreographer, interpreter for the deaf, and licensed psychotherapist. The dominant trait of her personality is optimism.... More > She is on the verge of a prestigious position with The Mayo Clinic when, in one fast, unpredictable instant, she loses it all. A freak accident breaks her neck, paralyzing her, robbing her not only of her professional abilities, but also of the common abilities needed for life. Dancer, a true story, traces this indomitable woman’s struggle back—not once, but twice—her relentless will, and irrepressible, positive outlook as she undertakes a rocky, often heartbreaking, journey back to her life’s true calling: helping those in need. To get there, she relies not only on her own inner strengths, but also on the reappearance of a long-lost love, and childhood friends who rally to her from all parts of the country.< Less
The Simplicity Of Life By Cisco Fernandes
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These are the memoirs of Cisco Fernandes. He dove into a swimming pool on June 17, 2000 and broke his neck leaving him a quadriplegic. Although his body was broken, his spirit soared. The Simplicity... More > Of Life is the observations, feelings and occurances that this disability has shown him. When life slows down, you realize the simple things in life are all that truly matter. Through this compelling and intimate story you learn of the struggles after a tragic accident and the triumph over disability. When the smoke clears you can see a true love story full of hope and the ability to see......................... The Simplicity Of Life.< Less
DisAbility Fitness By Devon Palermo
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Too often the focus is placed on the disability and not the ability of the person. Just because you are living with a disability does not mean that you cannot live a healthy lifestyle, workout, or... More > participate in sports. You can and should prove everyone wrong and show them that you're dedicated to improving you. Adaptive Fitness Specialist Devon Palermo has put together a comprehensive resource guide targeting self assessment, nutrition, program design, and functional adaptive exercises designed to motivate you, inspire you, and educate you to begin to increase your fitness and improve your overall health and well being. How can I improve my function? Check out the assessment form for the chapter that applies to you and begin working on the exercises designed to improve those functions, use the workout logs to track your progress. Keep fighting and Never. Give. Up!< Less